June 16, 2007
Martha Van Rensselaer
Martha Van Rensselaer, along with Flora Rose, were the first women to be granted a full professorships at Cornell University. READ MORE ABOUT HER LIFE HERE: http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/homeEc/bios/marthavanrensselaer.html
This book is a definitive guide to the home; from household measurements, textiles, family-home architecture, a guide to planning meals and budgeting, as well as planning home decor. It's quite fascinating.